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Duke Energy Indiana’s Electric Grid Plan Gets Approved

Duke Energy Indiana’s revised plan for modernizing its present electric grid has been agreed upon by some of the main consumer groups of the state. “Besides replacing aging equipment, the plan modernizes the electric grid for the type of information and services that consumers have come to expect,” said Melody Birmingham-Byrd, President, Duke Energy Indiana. 40 more words


Nassau plans energy independence | Living Off the Grid

Source: Nassau plans energy independence | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself |

NASSAU, N.Y. This upstate New York town has repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of recent storms. 579 more words

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'Israel's electrical grid attacked in massive cyber attack' 

  • The incident occurred during two consecutive days of record-breaking winter electricity consumption, with the Israel Electric Corporation reporting a demand of 12,610 megawatts on Tuesday evening as temperatures dipped to below-freezing levels.
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Cyber Asset Lesson Learned Finalized

NERC’s Standards Committee (SC) approved the Lesson Learned (LL)document on CIP-002-5: BES Cyber Assets on January 21, 2015. This document was originally released for comment on September 9, 2015, and the final document is dated December 7, 2015. 1,210 more words

Selfie-posting power grid workers are inadvertently exposing critical information

When workers at infrastructure facilities post selfies that show the operations’ inner workings, they’re handing vital intelligence to attackers, one expert has warned.

Think back to the photos of Prince William when he was an RAF Search and Rescue helicopter pilot: as you might recall, there were… 492 more words


Another Example of Why Prescriptive Regulations Fail

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security’s ICS-CERT released an advisory for the Advantech WebAccess product. The advisory detailed 15 different vulnerabilities, reported by at least seven different security researchers. 399 more words

Revolutionizing Battery Storage Key to Fast Tracking Renewables

Source: Revolutionizing Battery Storage Key to Fast Tracking Renewables | EcoWatch |

The grid has not changed much since the days of Thomas Edison, George Crabtree, senior scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, told PBS’s The Good Stuff in the video below. 296 more words

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